September 2016

Find out more about the main events in the region.

(Subject to alteration)

Other exhibitions


  • Until December 2016:

> "Grandma, what was it like during the war?", Juno Beach Centre, Courseulles-sur-mer

  • Until september 2017:

> "Gothic Rouen" exhibition, Panorama XXL, Rouen

Exhibitions part of the Normandy Impressionnist Festival

  • Until 26th September :

> "Scenes of Impressionist Life", Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen.

> "Eugène Boudin. Craftsman in light" MuMa André Malraux Museum of Modern Art, Le Havre.

> "Fritz Thaulow (1847-1906), Landscapist by Nature", Musée des Beaux-Arts, Caen.

  • Until 3rd October :

> "Being Young at the time of the Impressionists (1860-1910)", Musée Eugène Boudin, Honfleur.

  • Until 6th November:

> "Sorolla and the Paris years", Musée des Impressionnismes, Giverny.

Other events:

Every Thursday until 29th September:

‘Les Jeudis du Pin’, Le Haras du Pin, Orne

Weekly shows with displays of dressage and show-jumping in the Colbert Courtyard

Until 17th September:

‘Les Musilumières’, Sées Cathedral, Orne

Learn about the cathedral’s history through this show mingling lights, music & images

Until 25th September:

Sound and light show on Rouen Cathedral (at dusk), Seine-Maritime

Twofold show with the creations Impressionism and The Vikings

2nd - 10th September:

‘Off-Courts’ Festival, Trouville, Calvados

Short-film festival

2nd September - 2nd October:

‘Septembre Musical de l’Orne’ Festival, across Orne

Classical music concerts, throughout September, in Orne’s most beautiful sites

8th - 18th September:

Normandy Channel Race, Caen, Calvados

Class 40 boat race starting (on 11th September) and finishing in Caen

10th - 11th September:

'Foire Millénaire de la Sainte-Croix', Lessay, Manche

Horse and cattle fair

16th - 18th September :

'Festival Cidre & Dragon', Merville-Franceville, Calvados

Medieval and fantasy festival together with a medieval market

17th - 18th September:

'Fête du Fromage', Neufchâtel-en-Bray, Seine-Maritime

Neufchâtel cheese festival

24th September:

Spiritual songs, Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey, Manche

With La Maison Royale de Saint-Cyr and the Pages du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles directed by Olivier Schneebeli

24th - 25th Septmber:

'Festival des 1001 Légumes', Potager de Beaumesnil, Eure

A weekend dedicated to organic vegetables

24th - 29th September:

'La Fête des Normands', all over Normandy

Events all over the region to celebrate Normandy

24th - 30th September:

Sandyachting European Championships, Bretteville-sur-Ay, Manche

Also on Glatigny, Surville and Denneville beaches

29th September - 3rd October:

'Mycologiades Internationales', Bellême, Orne

Mushroom picking together with exhibitions, competitions, etc ...